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My baby has a smell just at her soft spot. She sweats a lot

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My baby has a smell just at her soft spot. She sweats a lot when she is upset but I'm concerned about hormonal conditions. It smells musty or like sweaty feet. She has some cradle cap on her eyebrows but I don't see any on her head. She is 2 months.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Her cradle cap on her eyebrows is now gone she had it only when she was younger
Expert:  Dr K replied 1 year ago.

Cradle cap is a fungus and can account for a musty smell. Other genetic disorders such as cystic fibrosis or diabetes can cause an odor. If she is 2 months old, she should be having a check up soon and you can bring it up to your pediatrician.